Awards & Recognitions

Locke Lord’s Public Finance Team Ranked No. 5 in The Bond Buyer’s Q1 2024 Top Bond Counsel for Competitive Sales

May 6, 2024

Locke Lord’s nationally recognized Public Finance Practice Group has again ranked among the leading public finance practices in the nation for Q1 2024, ranking No. 5 on The Bond Buyer’s list of Top Bond Counsel for Competitive Sales, with 28 issues totaling more than $687 million. The team also ranked No. 7 on The Bond Buyer’s lists of Top Bond Counsel and Top Bond Counsel for Full Credit, with 34 issues totaling more than $3.5 billion, as well as ranking No. 7 on the Top Bond Counsel for Negotiated Sales list, with six issues totaling more than $2.9 billion.

Locke Lord’s Public Finance Practice Group has one of the largest bond counsel practices in the country. For more than 135 years, the Firm has been involved in the law of public borrowing and the federal tax and securities aspects of public debt obligations. The Firm’s public finance lawyers have extensive experience nationwide serving as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriters’ counsel, issuer’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, bank counsel, special tax counsel and trustee’s counsel for governmental and quasi-governmental issuers, special purpose entities, tax-exempt organizations and other entities and financial institutions.